At a concert this weekend I discovered a delightful new folk rock band, Elenowen. Elenowen is comprised of husband-wife duo, Josh and Nicole Johnson, along with their best friend, Park Avery.
Folk music is probably the music of my soul, so I always resonate easily with the strums and sways and front porch feeling. But Josh and Nicole’s harmonies reflect their soul connection, perfectly tuned, creating a sound much fuller than the sum of its parts. It’s the kind of chemistry I wish still existed in the Civil Wars.
It’s something we so rarely see in music: the Love Frequency. Resonance.
And it sounds beautiful.
Elenowen released an 8-song album in 2011, and an EP last year. But like many independent artists, they haven’t been able to create a full-length album. So they are crowd-sourcing the album with Kickstarter, collaborating with fans to create the music they want the world to hear.
They are in the last 8 days of their campaign. The goal is $40k in 40 days, and they have a ways to go. So every contribution counts. Stop by and preorder the album, or give big and take a trip to Nashville with the band to write a song with them. Cool, huh?
But first, introduce yourself to Elenowen with this lyric video of their song, Head To My Heart.